South African artist Bev Butkow creates abstracted woven, painted, entangled sculptures and mixed media works that consider the experience of gendered embodiment, primarily around socially-encoded expectations of women, women’s labour and its invisibility. Her practice takes a transdisciplinary approach to painting, weaving, personal narrative, storytelling and feminist theoretical practices, aimed at dissolving traditional boundaries of genre and knowledge generation. The female body is foregrounded as a sedimentary site of knowledge accumulated through the micro-events of daily life. With their sedimented coded surfaces, Butkow’s objects become a marker and a mapping of contemporary life. Butkow is currently pursuing a Master of Fine Arts at the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, on a scholarship from the Andrew W Mellon Foundation Governing Intimacies project. Recent exhibitions include The Art of Lithography, Wits Art Museum (2019) and FNB Joburg Art Fair (2018).